With over 20 years of clinical research and operational experience, Swiss TPH has a unique expertise in clinical trials. We are dedicated to the design, implementation, management and monitoring of Phase I to Phase IV clinical trials with a focus on poverty related diseases. As both a sponsor and service provider, we understand the barriers to delivering clinical trials in difficult settings and offer strategic, customized solutions with the aim to deliver high quality data for clinical trials, putting the patient at the center of our efforts.
Our expertise lies in the development and evaluation of drugs, diagnostics and vaccines and finding novel solutions for non-communicable and neglected tropical diseases. We do this through:
- Local know-how of regional context
- Understanding of patient pathway
- Academic and scientific innovation
- Clinical expertise and management
- Global network of partners and collaborators
Through our multidisciplinary teams, large network of collaborators and local and global experts, Swiss TPH supports a diversity of clients. Our long-standing expertise allows us to continuously adapt and develop expertise from both investigator-initiated studies as well as regulatory trials. Our services include:
Our global, multidisciplinary clinical research professionals are dedicated to advancing clinical trials. Through our combined clinical, research and local expertise with long-standing partners in an extensive global network of regional collaborators, we support the management, conduct and monitoring of multi-center studies to deliver high-quality, consumer-focused clinical trial results.
Project and Clinical Study Sites
In developing countries and particularly rural areas, adequate capacities including human resources and infrastructure may not always be guaranteed to facilitate clinical trials up to regulatory standard. Maximizing safety and finding sustainable long-term solutions can translate into building infrastructure, strengthening local know-how by offering expertise, building capacity and empowering local and existing partners.
To support our growing number of projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), we have established and registered as an NGO in the DRC since July 2015. The office serves as the local representation of the Clinical Operations Unit and is the basis for a broad spectrum of activities in both clinical research and public health.
Swiss TPH also maintains a project office in Bukavu, supporting capacity building and research projects in the East of the DRC.
The past and current project portfolio in the DRC comprises epidemiological research projects, capacity strengthening activities in public health and malaria, clinical trials on human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) and malaria in both paediatric and adult populations. The Swiss TPH office is also the basis of the Alliance for Clinical Research and Clinical Epidemiology in the DRC (ARCEAU-RDC) and our direct link to the various partner organisations and clients in the DRC.